On This Day

September 26, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Miguel Alfredo Portillo, Argentine footballer, born in Gobernador Virasoro, Argentina
  • Rob Burrow, English rugby league halfback (England 15 Tests, GB 5 Tests; Super League C'ships 2004, 07-09, 11-12, 15, 17; Leeds Rhinos), born in Pontefract, England

Deaths in Sport

  • Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies at 80